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Multiple positions: Green Construction
Company: Fourth Pig Green & Natural Construction
Location: Huntsville area, Muskoka, Ontario

Join an established (2007) construction company with an opportunity for growth and an opportunity for worker ownership. We are seeking workers who focus on quality, health and high standards and creating a positive work environment for the whole team. Our mission is to foster ecologically balanced methods of construction and energy production in order to promote more sustainable and healthy communities.

We have a number of positions, all working with our Muskoka crew (Huntsville area):

  1. Working Site Supervisor
  2. Carpenter
  3. Carpenter apprentice

Please note that for the GTA we may be hiring again this summer and if you are a skilled construction worker in the GTA with a passion for green building in please send us a resume and cover letter.

Application process for all positions:

  • Send a cover letter and resume to info@fourthpig.org outlining your experience and interest in the position and with working with the Fourth Pig, including your interest in working for an environmentally focused companyPlease also acknowledge understanding that the job requires physically working in the Huntsville / Baysville geographic region. 

  • Please put the job title in the subject line and please put your name in the file name for your resume/cover letter (this can be one or two files).

Please no phone calls. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Fourth Pig welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We support a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.


(1) WORKING SITE SUPERVISOR — MUSKOKA AREA

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day site operations for construction projects.
  • Coordinate, manage and schedule sub trades and company labourers
  • Finish carpentry, framing and other construction skills related to renovations, additions and new builds
  • Report daily project progress to Project manager
  • Other duties as required

Skills/Requirements:

  • Have 5+ years’ experience as a construction site supervisor
  • Have 10+ years construction site experience, with strong skills in framing, finish carpentry,and experience in renovations and additions, experience in natural building, and passive house an asset
  • Comfortable reading and interpreting floor plans and blueprints
  • Strong ability to manage budgets, schedules and subtrades
  • Knowledge of the current Ontario Building Code as it applies to residential low-rise and light-commercial construction. Knowledge of Tarion Construction Standards is an asset.
  • Strong verbal communication skills, additional languages an asset
  • Highly organized
  • Fall protection, WHMIS and first aid training. Additional related training an asset
  • Own a full compliment of tools
  • Posses a valid Class G driver’s license with insurance.
  • Posses a reliable vehicle, (possession of a vehicle capable of moving large materials, such as lumber).
  • Possess a personal computer in good working condition with internet access.
  • Knowledge of common computer software
  • Knowledge of and experience in green and natural building techniques and products an asset
  • Experience and knowledge of Passive House techniques is an asset.

Physical ability requirements:

  • Work an 8 hour day of physical labour
  • Work inside and outside
  • Ability to lift 50lb over a sustained period of time
  • Ability to safely carry out a full slate of physical demands throughout a work day of construction such as climbing ladders and scaffold, reaching and lifting overhead, shoveling

(2) CARPENTER — MUSKOKA AREA

Wage range: $25-35/hour

Responsibilities:

The carpenter position focuses on performing a range of carpentry and construction related tasks. The carpenter may also lead apprentice carpenters in tasks. The carpenter will assist in maintaining a safe and efficient job site and take on tasks as needed. Work includes building foundations, installing floor beams, laying sub-flooring and installing walls and roofing systems;fitting and installing trim, doors, stairs, moulding and hardware; measuring, cutting and joining materials made of wood or wood substitutes, metal, straw and other building materials; repairing and renovating wooden and other structures; erect scaffolding, site cleaning. Finish carpentry, framing and other construction skills related to renovations, additions and new builds

Skills/Requirements:

  • Have 5+ years construction site experience, with strong skills in framing, finish carpentry, and experience in renovations and additions
  • Knowledge of and experience in green and natural building techniques and products an asset
  • Experience and knowledge of Passive House techniques is an asset
  • Comfortable reading and interpreting floor plans and blueprints
  • Strong ability to do take offs and order materials
  • Knowledge of the current Ontario Building Code as it applies to residential low-rise and light-commercial construction
  • Working at Heights, WHMIS and Standard First Aid training. Additional related training an asset
  • Own and supply a full complement of tools
  • Posses a valid Class G driver’s license with insurance
  • Posses a reliable vehicle, (possession of a vehicle capable of moving large materials, such as lumber)
  • Strong interest and ability to work in a team to maintain a positive and safe work environment

Physical ability requirements:

  • Work an 8 hour day of physical labour
  • Work inside and outside
  • Ability to lift 50lb over a sustained period of time

Ability to safely carry out a full slate of physical demands throughout a work day of construction such as climbing ladders and scaffold, reaching and lifting overhead, shoveling


(3) APPRENTICE CARPENTER — MUSKOKA AREA

Wage range: $20-30

Responsibilities:

The apprentice carpenter reports to the lead carpenter or working site supervisor as assigned. All workers will assist in maintaining a safe and efficient job site and take on tasks as needed.

Skills/Requirements:

  • Experience, knowledge of or at least keen interest in environmentally and energy efficient building techniques
  • Performs various manual labor tasks requiring some specialized skills to assist in the work of skilled tradespeople and craftspeople such as carpenters, plumbers, painters, masons, etc.
  • Performs carpentry, framing and other construction tasks related to renovations, additions and new builds including work on walls, floors, roofs, decks, footings, window/door installation
  • May perform straw work including installing bales, mesh and lath, stitching, stuffing, window taping,scaffold assembly/disassembly
  • Plastering including shoveling, mixer operation, hauling material, clean up, troweling
  • Air barrier work including passive house membrane and tape installing.
  • May operate hand and power tools of all types including saws, air hammers, earth tampers, small mechanical hoists, and a variety of other equipment and instruments.
  • May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris.
  • Be ready to work at the time and place scheduled daily.
  • Other duties as required

Physical ability requirements:

  • Work an 8 hour day of physical labour
  • Work inside and outside throughout the year
  • Ability to lift 50lb over a sustained period of time
  • Ability to safely carry out a full slate of physical demands throughout a work day of construction such as climbing ladders and scaffold, reaching and lifting overhead, shoveling

Other requirements:

  • Hand and power tools as needed to adequately fulfill duties of this position
  • Personal vehicle
  • Fall protection, WHMIS and first aid training. Additional related training is an asset.

 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 6 2020    ID: 56976